Our History
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The Barnett Funeral Home has a long history of service to the Cameron County area. It dates back to 1977 when it was founded by Edward Barnett. The funeral home was purchased in July 2006 by John “Bo” Cappiello. Prior to purchasing the funeral home, Bo was a funeral director employed in St. Marys and Elizabethtown, PA.

Barnett Funeral Home - Emporium, PA

Bo has been a licensed director since 1987. He graduated from Penn State University and Cinncinati College of Mortuary Science. Bo is married to Lorraine “Fuzzy” Kennedy Cappiello. Fuzzy serves as office manager and supports Bo in many ways in the operation of the funeral home. They both grew-up in Ridgway, PA and have been married since 1986. They have five children: Caroline, Hannah, Jennifer, Ben and Hank. Ted Walters has been an assistant at Barnetts for over 25 years. He resides above the funeral home and is a great asset to the operation of the funeral home.


hHandicapped accessible ramp at the rear of Barnett Funeral Home